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Pirangi Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Pirangi Reef Surf Guide

Pirangi Reef in Rio Grande Do Norte is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf Offshore winds blow from the west. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. Both left and right reef breaks. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for rocks.

Pirangi Reef Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pirangi Reef:

The best conditions reported for surf at Pirangi Reef occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Pirangi Reef (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Pirangi Reef with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 5% of the time in April while 87% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
5%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
87%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
8%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Pirangi Reef Location Map

Interactive Pirangi Reef surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The nearest passenger airport to Pirangi Reef is Augusto Severo (Natal) Airport (NAT) in Brazil, which is 18 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Pirangi Reef is Intl. Pres. Castro Pinto (Joao Pessoa) Airport (JPA), also in Brazil, 166 km (103 miles) away.

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Pirangi Reef Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 15 April 2021, 09:12 Local Time
Thursday 15
6AM9AM12PM3PM
Wave (m) 0.7
NNE
0.7
NNE
0.7
NNE
0.6
NNE
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 15
SE 20
SE 20
SE 20
SE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Pirangi Reef

Surf stats for Pirangi Reef, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Pirangi Reef

Wind stats for Pirangi Reef, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Pirangi Reef. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: very consistent
    6km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    7km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.5
    Reliability: consistent
    13km away
    • Icon river  redRiver
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    15km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Pirangi Reef: